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this sunday. >> and the wizards look to end the preseason on a high note. carol maloney has that and more in your "sports mint." >>> good morning. i'm carol maloney. your sports mint begins with redskins injury news. friday was a good day for london fletcher. he finally got back on the practice field. >> i was encouraged today. felt good to get out there and run around. stiff, still another 48 hours before the game day. so hopefully i'll keep improving. >> london is being listed as questionable with balance issues and a hamstring injury. he is the iron man of the nfl with appearances in 231 consecutive games. that streak in jeopardy on sunday. >>> wizards' final preseason game taking on the spurs. earl barren posts a double double 12 points 10 rebounds. playing well with nene and serafin out. it's not enough. spurs 26 fast break points to the wizards' two. san antonio wins, 100-85. wizards finished the preseason with a 3-5 record. >>> college football saturday. terps visit boston college. freshman caleb rowe making his first start in that one. howard takes a trip to orangeburg, south caro
to do? i can't believe when i am standing backstage listening to carol say those things about me, i want you to know, by the way, the cameras in january, i want you to see, i thought i had figured out a way to make teaching a. make it a tv job. i could be a teacher and her tv job. they left in january and by was a real teacher. i went listening to ms. carroll say those things to me. the greatest compliment at the end of the year, i had gone through this journey with her and i am reading yours, she asked me what i consider coming back, i thought was the greatest compliment, but i said to her at my age i am not sure i want to care this much about anything. i just want to thank you all for being here. and writing this book, seeing a lot of teachers, i accept your apology. everywhere i go people are going i accept. i realize, i did do a year. i stayed the year, no small feat for those of you -- there are a lot of teachers here but it is 181 days, not that i was counting, but the funny thing about being a teacher is snow days are bad. remember when snow days are good? you lose your momentum.
and london. my name is carol dawson. i love being a moderator. every year at the texas book festival, and particularly love this task this year because i have had the privilege of reading two books that interlock so beautifully that it provided one hold 360-degree experience in reading them. before we begin, and i introduce our authors, i want to remind you all that all proceeds of book sales at the texas book festival goats the libraries of this great state. so, please avail yourself of the book tent and after a recession is over the book signing tents where you can get both of the signatures of these two wonderful gentleman on the front pieces of your books. now, our panel today, as you know, is about ladybird johnson, an oral history, and it involves a total of 18 years' worth of interviews with ladybird johnson . and indomitable will come lbj in the presidency, the interesting thing about these books is that ladybird memories and history leading up to the presidency, and where it leaves off mark up digress book about lbj begins, and it is a tapestry of voices commenting about lyn
in carol stream, illinois, is on our line for democrats, and she is optimistic about the economy. why is that, theresa? caller: well, i am very optimistic. i am very proud and i'm very trusting of our president. and my life story is one of, i had worked for an environmental consulting firm for close to 40 yearsas laid off in february of 2009. and i was able to just not -- definitely not find another job in the field or anything related or anything even near what i was making, which was close to $25 an hour. i am currently working in house cleaning. i clean senior citizens' homes and i do part-time care giving. and, you know, with that, i earn a fair, fair living, something that is below my means in the past, but i am optimistic about our future. i think we just all need to draw upon what our qualities are, maybe our backgrounds. i've gone full circle. when i was a child, i would go help my mother when she cleaned office buildings for doctors. host: and theresa, we're going to leave it there. we're running out of time in this segment, but thanks for your call. thanks to all the callers
extra payments on medicare. i talk to carol, who attended bradley university and today is an engineer because of pell grants. she fears that program will not be available to students down the line. that is not right. and then the worker. dot turner is 61. she has worked at that plant 43 years and her job is gone to china. she is training her chinese replacements. these are the wrong priorities. i want to make sure that medicare and social security are there for future generations. i want to make sure that the incentives that are sending jobs to china go away. and i want to make sure that we balance the budget but with the right priorities. i respectfully ask for your vote. i hope that you will find that i am worthy of that. and i will never stop fighting for the middle-class and working families of this country. >> i like to tell people this fight came to me. while we were running our small business, raising my kids, watching what was happening to this great state and this country, i decided to throw my hat in the ring. look, i don't come from party royalty. my dad was not a lobbyist.
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